Steve Ballmer at Today’s White House Forum on Modernizing Government

This morning Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is in Washington, D.C. to take part in a unique “White House Forum on Modernizing Government.”   Steve was honored to be invited by President Obama to take part in the forum, which is bringing together roughly 50 private sector leaders to discuss ways the federal government can leverage technology to become more efficient, more effective and more responsive. 
 
Steve has written a post on The Microsoft Blog that outlines some of the specific ways he believes Microsoft can help advance President Obama’s laudable modernization goals.

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Vice President, U.S. Government Affairs, Microsoft

Fred Humphries is Vice President of U.S. Government Affairs for Microsoft in Washington, D.C. His work amplifies Microsoft’s voice on key advocacy issues internally and externally on all aspects of federal and state affairs. In his current position, Mr. Humphries sets strategy and oversees government affairs outreach on a broad range of topics, including cloud computing, taxes, privacy, trade, cybersecurity, education and emerging technologies like Microsoft Kinect. He is also responsible for communicating Microsoft’s leadership role in fostering economic and job opportunities in the U.S. technology sector to policymakers.